CNS Members just starting out in their academic/research careers are encouraged to apply by April 15 for the CNS Philip R. Dodge Young Investigator Award either of two CNF research grants supported by the Pediatric Epilepsy Research Foundation (PERF). All applications will be reviewed by a joint CNS-CNF committee with recipients to be announced by July 1 and presentation to take place at the CNS Annual Meeting in Kansas City, MO on Friday morning, October 6, 2017.

The Philip R. Dodge Young Investigator Award is an award for basic science or clinical research by promising young investigators who are members of the Child Neurology Society. Applications will be judged on the basis of originality, scientific merit, succinctness and relevance. The recipient of the Dodge award will receive a grant-in-aid of $20,000 and will be invited to present their work at the 46th Annual Meeting of the Child Neurology Society in Kansas City, MO on October 6, 2017

The Child Neurology Shields Research Grant supports translational or clinical research by a child neurologist or developmental pediatrician early in his/her academic career. The selected investigator will receive a $100,000 grant of $50,000 per year for two years. The Shields Grant is supported fully by the Pediatric Epilepsy Research Foundation (PERF).

The Pediatric Epilepsy Research Foundation (PERF) Scientific Research Grant supports clinical or basic science research by a child neurologist or developmental pediatrician early in his/her academic career. The selected investigator will receive a $100,000 grant of $50,000 per year for two years. The PERF Grant is supported fully by the Pediatric Epilepsy Research Foundation (PERF).

Questions?
Roger Larson, CAE
Executive Director, CNS
E: rblarson@childneurologysociety.org

or

Nigel Bamford, MD
Chair, CNSF Awards Committee
E: nigel.bamford@yale,edu